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This site, from the University of Bonn, contains a video demonstrating how a Faraday cage protects a person inside from a potential of 100,000 V. In the end of the clip, the cage is discharged with a grounded wire.

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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
= Electric Field
- Electrostatics
= Electrostatic Machines
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Audio/Visual
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Keywords: Faraday cage, Faraday shield, conductor, electric field, voltage
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Record Updated: Aug 12, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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Faraday Cage. (n.d.). Retrieved May 28, 2024, from University of Bonn:
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University of Bonn. Faraday Cage. University of Bonn. (accessed 28 May 2024).
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Faraday Cage. University of Bonn. 28 May 2024 <>.
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